Health & Safety Officer

Quality Health & Safety Manager

Posted on:

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Overview of role:

Dublin North


We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Quality Health & Safety Manager for a large logistics company based in Dublin North


  • Provide informed QSHE advice to all managers and staff by advising on matters of associated legislation, best practice and the correct interpretation of defined standards
  • Ensure the Company Health & Safety Statement and Policies and Environmental Management System Manual & Policies are developed and implemented consistently across the organization
  • Manage day-to-day systems integrity and compliance by problem solving, auditing training and updating documents and records to ensure tight adherence with standards and connection between controls and employees
  • Identify and investigate all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental issues/incidents throughout the organisation and drive corrective and preventive actions (CAPA management)
  • Log and track internal accident investigations across the organisation, working with management team to continuously improve the controls in place and compliance with same
  • Support Managers and staff to maintain QHSE systems of work and integration of controls across core operations
  • Monitor and ensure Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation is complied with and carry out audits to evaluate the effectiveness of the QSHE systems and procedures
  • Report on all significant non-compliance (accidents/RIDDORS, deviations/ NCRs) and provide monthly updates to T4
  • Constantly evaluate and work toward Continuous Improvement processes (e.g. Lean Systems; Continuous Improvement) to drive effective processes and procedures
  • The QHSE Manager will be responsible for the maintenance and attainment of our existing and future certifications for all sites
  • The role requires active participation at all levels, from strategy through to implementation as well as actively influencing and motivating a variety of people to ensure commitment to the overall QHSE compliance
  • Preparation of Transport Plans and Traffic Management Plans
  • Communicate relevant QSHE standards and requirements to site Contractors and sub-contractors and manage Risk Assessment and Method Statement compliance
  • Lead monthly core QHSE meetings and participate in T3 weekly operations meetings
  • Facilitate and track relevant Health and Safety Training for all staff such as Fork Truck & PPT Licensing; Manual Handling, Ergonomic Assessments, etc. …and maintain training records for all staff
  • AEO Ownership and responsibility • Review and action site audit reports completed by Customers
  • Record QSHE T4 Dashboard covering non-compliance incidents; training progress and audit scores
  • Managing timely updates and changes to SOPs / work instructions to ensure correct application to standards
  • Ensure all premises hygiene is kept to the required standards at all times, ensuring regular walks of the warehouse and the external areas/perimeter
  • Ensure all new staff on site are fully inducted, trained and hold relevant valid certs, prior to commencing work


  • Have full remit experience and relevant QHSE qualifications – desire at least four years’ experience, ideally in a similar sector
  • Quality Management experience within the freight forwarding/Logistics industry
  • Should be familiar with ISO Certifications and successful attainment of same. • Be comfortable supporting and developing the Company’s QHSE systems and encouraging a culture of excellence and compliance
  • Be knowledgeable with all aspects of the QSHE standards, relevant legislation and compliance requirements
  • Have excellent verbal and written English with the ability to communicate effectively across all Staff levels within the Company
  • Have a high level of competency and accuracy in writing and maintaining clear and professional documentation relating to integrated QSHE management systems
  • Possess strong planning, organisational, teamwork and presentation skills
  • Be computer literate with Microsoft Office to a proficient level with good typing skills. Ambitious to achieve high personal standards of delivery based on individual KPI’s and an agreed OTE model
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment, hunger and determination to significantly grow the business
  • Confidence and ability when dealing with a wide variety of people
  • Dynamic & dedicated with proven levels of high performance
  • Ability to work independently while also working as part of a team
  • Computer literate including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite

On Offer

  • Permanent contract
  • Competitive Salary: + very generous ‘Opportunity to Earn’ rewards (OTE) – 50K to €60K
  • 21 days (Up to 2 additional days leave after 12 months)
  • Company Pension
  • Working Hours (08:30am to 5:30pm
  • Excellent promotional opportunities
  • Employee assistance program – for confidential help and advice when you need it
  • Positive working environment with a vibrant atmosphere

Over €50,000

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